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    Here's Why A Bunch Of People Are Asking Their Crushes If They "Like Messi"

    "Do you like mess....ing with my feelings?"

    In a Korean drama called Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo, a woman called Nan Hee offers a tip to her friends about how to talk to their crushes.

    This is where the legendary question 'Do you like Messi?' originates

    Nan Hee tells her friends that "guys love sports, especially soccer".

    So she says they should ask about Argentinian football star Lionel Messi. "If a girl likes Messi, guys want to have a drink with her. Guys are attracted to girls who share the same interests as them," she adds.

    People have been trying it out in real life by messaging either a friend or a crush.

    so i asked my crush "do you like messi?" and he deadass reply "no i like ronaldo more"

    In the Philippines, so many people were tweeting "Messi" that it ended up trending.

    Messi is legit trending in the PH HAHAHA All bc of the "Do you like Messi?" fever from WFKBJ πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

    i asked "do you like Messi?" (weightlifting fairy kim bokjoo) i thought no one would answer fjsbxkskcn

    It's been turned into the Messi challenge.

    me to all people who join the #MessiChallenge

    I tried the "Do you like Messi? to a guy i ended up embarrassing myself

    Hensly Joy Labonete, 18 years old, from Agusan del Sur, Philippines, tried the challenge on a friend.

    The "DO YOU LIKE MESSI?" joke didn't go the way I expected it should. OMG I WASN'T READY FOR ANY OF THIS πŸ˜‚πŸ˜­πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜­

    Labonete said she tried it out for fun after watching the drama. She told BuzzFeed, "It was just out of curiosity. but when I checked my Twitter, a lot of people [retweeted] and liked it."

    Her friend caught on to the prank as he has also watched the drama.

    Twitter: @ChoiTaekHunter

    Labonete said she wasn't expecting him to have also watched the drama.

    She added, "It caught me off guard. and made my heart flutter a bit.. but now we're awkward."

    And now it has turned into a giant meme.

    do you like messi...........ng with my feelings?

    Do you like messi? Do you like messi Do you like mess Do you like mes Do you like me? πŸ™Š

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